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Curated research library of TV news clips regarding the NSA, its oversight and privacy issues, 2009-2014

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Primary curation & research: Robin Chin, Internet Archive TV News Researcher; using Internet Archive TV News service.


Patrick Leahy
U.S. Senator (D- Vermont), Judiciary Committee Chairman
KQED 05/22/2015
Woodruff: Senators came to work this morning, confronting an impasse on surveillance, and a looming deadline Leahy: Unfortunately, the clock's been run out. Woodruff: On June first, the National Security Agency loses legal authority to collect bulk phone records, as key provisions of the "Patriot Act" expire. But the Senate is leaving for the Memorial Day recess and won't return until June first leaving Vermont democrat Patrick Leahy to point across the capitol. Leahy: The house worked very hard on this. They completed their work and they left. They're not coming back until after the surveillance authorities are set to expire. And the House leadership has made clear they will my not pass the extension even if they're in.
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